The Obit For Vernon Shetler

Vernon Shetler

KENTUCKY POST ( KP ) - Friday, May 20, 2005

Kentucky Section: News Page: A11

Vernon "Lefty" Shetler, 86, of Florence, died Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Hospice Unit, Covington. He was an engineer with the B&O Railroad, a former baseball player in the Detroit Tigers' minor league system and a member of Florence Baptist Church.

He was a Navy veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Sylvia Lawson Shetler; sons, Terry Shetler of Erlanger and Tom Shetler of West Palm Beach, Fla.; a stepson, Ronnie Cook of Burlington; a stepdaughter, Sharon Fortner of Covington; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home, Williamstown. Visitation will begin there at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Burial will be in Williamstown Cemetery.